Cousins, on this element of the plan, let's get it done.
Community college 2 year free Tuition
Community colleges – Textbooks, etc.
State Educational programs 10 Year investment -- Do the Math!
“Community colleges offer associate's degrees, prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions,…
We need to continue the be mindful of what Covid-19 is with us and we need to continue to be focused.
Electricity and the production of electricity is the only energy program we need to discuss.
Think of all of the changes that have occurred that are now supporting a new battery/hybrid/electric based future.
Power hand tools
The Ford Mustang, electric vehicle.
Electric, riding lawn mower
There are a number of takeaways from the Intelligence Executives
Russia is not our friend. They are an adversary and they are actively working to undermine democracy in the United States and other countries around the world.
Russia in 2016 and 2020, provided election support to the candidate and …
Tomorrow is Earth Day, started in 1970
Cuyahoga River fires of 1969, Lead to Earth Day
Who cares about the planet and nature, hunters, farmers, anglers, boaters, the military, all who want to get outdoors, people with children, older relatives, cousins who like to breath
A typical passenger vehicle…
"Election Integrity Act of 2021.“ of S.B.202 , "easy to vote and hard to cheat," -- Water in line, reduction on days of voting, more stringent use of absentee voting, etc., but to me the key provision is changing the power of the people's vote to the state
In the 2020 elections out of 14…
What were some to the major events in the 1800's, 1900's and the 2000's that have lead to our national character and soul.
Here are a few of my ideas.
What are yours?
1) FBI director reports that ANTIFA played no role in the January 6 insurrection
2) Former President Trump and spouse received Covid-19 vaccine in January 2021
3) Sidney Powell being sued for allegations of voter machine fraud, legal team's offer is that her "comments should not be accepted by rea…
The American Rescue plan include $1,400 to millions of cousins, and an increase to the child tax credit. Others receiving benefits are restaurants and entertainment venues. States and Local governments will get some assistance with budgets hit hard because of loss revenue due to COVID-19.
We are in the fourth quarter in our fight with COVID_19, but only if we all work together to beat it. Remember the virus is a public health crisis. It will not vanish, but we can get to the point where we can be safer and save lives. We are at a critical point in our battle. Wear your masks. Ma…
Truckers are critical to the logistics of our nation. During the pandemic, as always, they delivered everything from testing equipment, to paper towels to vaccines. Critical.
Cousins, when you are on the road practice good truck etiquette.
When legislation comes up in your state that impacts …
The recent winter storms that hit Texas has left cousins there without electricity, without natural gas for heating and associated electricity generation. Some cousins are also exposed for large electric bills based upon their electrical payment plan.
The real bad idea was that I heard the Govern…
$2.2 T Federal Budget in 2020
Projected $1.9 T borrowing in 2021
Borrowing money to get things done can be a good idea
Borrow money when it is at a low rate is a good idea
What is good now for the country and cousins? Where is the debate?
What is the money being spent for and for whom?
More votes in the 2020 elections than ever before about 66% of those eligible to vote.
Total of 239M -- 158M voted, Biden 81 M, Trump 74 M and 3 M to other candidates
In my opinion, any objective that is not making voting easier is a bad idea!
If there is voting fraud, let's get to the bottom of …
We need trusted information sources if we are to get out of our silos of information. Consider these 4 trusted sources as we try to move forward together. They have worked for me for decades.
1 - NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration https://www.noaa.gov
2 - CDC, Centers for Dis…
Cousins, we hear about socialism but what about social democracy?
See the definitions of each and when you hear the words, ask what the speaker means by using the terms.
Some examples of social democracy in the United States --
1) President Trump's aid to Farmers $28 B, more than a number of depar…
Let's briefly discuss fascism and why it is a bad idea for the United States of America.
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary fascism is:
a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government; - opposed to democracy and l…
In this episode, we toast all those who stood up for democracy against pressure to do otherwise. We appreciated the work of all of the election official across the country. We are pleased that the peaceful transition of power that occurred without further incident.
* Apologies, it is misquoted in…
We have a scorecard for most things that are important. We can keep a scorecard from year to year so that we know when we are winning and losing. Here are a few ideas on what might be on the scorecard. What are your scorecard items?
Below are the items we discuss in this episode
1) Hours worked…
Cousins, what is your list of what is important for the country in 2021? This is not a complete list but a starter set. Include in the comments what you think should be focused on in the next Congress from 2021 to 2023.
Also cousins, future episodes will be available at 6PM EDT, to be more in li…
In this episode Cousin Cornell discusses seven bad ideas from episodes and seven good ideas. What are your bad and good ideas from this season? Leave your ideas in the comments. Thank you. Happy New Year!!! Here's to 2021!
Empathy is a strong emotion that is not easy for us to get in touch with but is so critical and necessary for the people to come together. During this holiday season, work to exercise your capacity for empathy.
In this episode, Cousin Cornell Wright talks about the strengths of the United States when we stand together. Also, he touches on the global competition that we face in nearly every aspect of life. He even covers, briefly, an economic metric that has China ahead of the United States.
The 2020 National Election results were perhaps the most secure election we have had in the United States. The states and the Department of Homeland Security were strong their voting process development and diligent to technological attacks that helped ensure we had a election that was fair and th…